Ask Ms. Work Wise

Have we lost our way when it comes to plain, fair dealings with our fellow workers? Taking a tip from Miss Manners, our writers set out to discover how the balm of civility might be applied to common conflicts in the workplace. Each story that follows tackles a ticklish workplace topic and consists of questions concocted by our writers and answered, with the help of workplace experts, under the fictitious moniker "Ms. Work Wise."

What our writers found is that etiquette extends well beyond simple manners and can be used to solve deeply rooted workplace dilemmas.


Editors: Cyndia Zwahlen, Pat Benson

News Editor: Paul Zieke

Art Director: Diana J. Shantic

Illustrations: Andrea Selby, Carlos Torres

Photography: Mark Finkenstaedt

Copy Editors: Bob Bayer, Laura Dominick, Josh Friedman, Ann Harnagel, Krissy Harris, Patricia Marroquin, Joanna Raebel, Mark Sims, Eliot Wilder

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